A History of Ireland in 100 words
THEJOURNAL.IE BEST IRISH-PUBLISHED BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019 – Shortlisted
Did you know that Cú Chulainn was conceived with a thirst-quenching drink? That ‘cluas’, the modern Irish word for ‘ear’, also means the handle of a cup? That the Old Irish word for ‘ring’ may have inspired Tolkien’s ‘nazg’? From murder to beekeeping and everything between, discover how the Irish ate, drank, dressed, loved and lied.